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Are You Missing in Action?

October 17, 2016 | Sue Lester

Feeling worn out and exhausted? Try reconnecting with the joy and excitement in your life.

Have you gone missing in action?  Yes, you’re physically still present, rushing here and there, juggling home and work commitments.  Your family, staff and clients can see your body, but where are you? The real you, inside, the you that was always fun, with a taste for adventure in life – do you even remember […]

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

October 14, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

To make more connections you need to move outside of your comfort zone. If you don't speak up your won't get ahead.

They say that to be successful you have to be prepared to get out of your comfort zone. Basically, you gotta “get comfortable being uncomfortable!” Many of my family and friends know that my mission is ‘to positively impact One Million people!’ A huge goal. Yes. And one that I cannot do alone. So I […]

Are You a Reluctant Communicator?

October 3, 2016 | Kylie Warry

Your problems won't go away because you don't talk about them

Are you a reluctant communicator? Have you ever avoided a conversation?  Have you ever just walked away when speaking up would have been a better option?  When we do this it is usually based on fear.  Fear of the unknown can ensure that we avoid a conversation, or fear of facing confrontation, rejection, anger, the […]

Gen Y Work Perspective: Why Is a Work-life Balance Needed?

September 26, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

work life balance

The idea of a balance between work and life has become almost foreign in the 21st century. With technology’s ubiquity, constantly tackling work requests online and over the phone has become commonplace for a portion of the population even when they are vacationing. For others, their social and personal lives have a much more prominent […]

Why You Need To Become A Storyteller

September 22, 2016 | Catriona Pollard

Cartoon man playing on tablet with icons around him

In today’s business, communications and media climate, you also need to know how to be a storyteller. To be competitive in your business, you have to learn how to tell your narrative and share it widely. Although long-form and conventional journalism now share the stage with messages of 140 characters or less and images that […]

Think and Grow Rich After Hours

September 19, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

copywriting content

Many of you would be familiar with the concept that writing a book opens up a wonderful opportunity to securing speaking engagements. Well, that is precisely what I am doing….writing a book with the primary objective of securing speaking gigs. With both my book and speaking, I believe I can reach and help a greater […]

Who’s on Your Team and How Are They Really Feeling?

September 9, 2016 | Sally Dooley

Team Member Pretense

Anyone who has been a leader for more than five minutes knows that leadership is not a solo sport. We rely heavily on the skills, knowledge, experiences, perspective and brilliance of many others. We also know that when we have healthy and positive relationships, whether at work or in our personal worlds, it is an energising […]

Have You Ever Struggled With a Procrastinator?

September 2, 2016 | Kylie Warry

Trying to communicate with a procrastinator  can be a frustrating situation. Here's some helpful tips.

Patient and stabilising communicators … can struggle with procrastination. In strength, this steady gentle style is one that is warm, welcoming, all about relationship and somewhat more reserved than the playful or powerful styles.  However, they can really struggle with procrastination, they like to change at their pace, if at all. These guys are all […]

Learn From Leaders

August 26, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

Dr John's Tips

Recently I attended a wonderful event on Mindset, Wealth, Business and Leadership presented by the fabulous Dr John Demartini (one of the leaders featured in The Secret). He spoke about how you can change your life. There were so many ‘gold nuggets’ that I wrote down in my 18 pages of notes! Yes I am […]

Happy Workers Are Satisfied And More Productive

August 8, 2016 | Sally Dooley

Happy Workers

Effective leaders know that creating an environment where teams are happy is not just a nice idea, it is a critical business imperative. One study found that those happiest at work are a staggeringly 47% more productive at work compared with those who are least happiest, and, perhaps more importantly, 180% happier with life in […]